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The Resource The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin

The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin

Label
The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
Title
The Port Chicago 50
Title remainder
disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
Statement of responsibility
Steve Sheinkin
Title variation
Port Chicago Fifty
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the fifty black sailors who refused to work in unsafe and unfair conditions after an explosion in Port Chicago killed 320 servicemen, and how the incident influenced civil rights
Citation source
  • Booklist, February 2014
  • Bulletin (Center for Children's books), February 2014
  • Horn Book, October 2014
  • Kirkus Starred, December 2013
  • Library Media Connection starred, March 2014
  • Pub Weekly, November 2013
  • School Library Journal starred, February 2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sheinkin, Steve
Dewey number
940.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 5678
  • 950
Intended audience source
  • Childrens Plus, Inc
  • Lexile
Interest level
UG
LC call number
D810.N4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.7
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American sailors
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Port Chicago Mutiny Trial, San Francisco, Calif., 1944
  • Port Chicago Mutiny, Port Chicago, Calif., 1944
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • African American sailors
  • African Americans
  • Port Chicago Mutiny Trial, San Francisco, Calif., 1944
  • Port Chicago Mutiny, Port Chicago, Calif., 1944
  • Sailors
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-191) and index
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
200 p.
Isbn
9781489862211
Lccn
2013013452
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
1753624
Label
The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-191) and index
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
200 p.
Isbn
9781489862211
Lccn
2013013452
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
1753624

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